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HSMSC Announces New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County (HSMSC) is pleased to announce Ellen Zahariadis as the organization's new Executive Director. Zahariadis brings a wealth of experience to her new role. With more than 20 years of experience working in nonprofit management, she has the combination of leadership and organizational development experience that will allow her to lead and grow the work and mission of HSMSC. The HSMSC Board undertook an exhaustive review of the Executive Director position and leadership needs for the organization, which provided valuable insights and direction for the search. A national search for the position was conducted in June, generating over 100 applicants. "After an extensive interview process with many highly qualified candidates, the Board was thrilled to bring Ellen on board. Her experience, knowledge of non-profit management and organizational development, and passion for our mission made her the ideal choice for HSMSC and our community," said Tim Garrett, Board President. "The positive response and interest from a pool of talented professionals is a true testament to the good work HSMSC... Read More

Watch HSMSC Melody play in Puppy Bowl XV on Animal Planet!

Join us at Craft Republic on February 3 for a Watch Party as we cheer on Melody and Team Fluff!  RSVP... Read More

HSMSC Melody: Puppy Bowl XV Star

We are doggone thrilled to announce that the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County will have a puppy player... Read More

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